Reading time: 4 mins. Its been nearly three months since the Global Health class of 2019 graduated at the start of June. At least in my opinion, enough time has passed for most of us to start the process of reflecting on our year and what it has meant for us professionally, academically and personally.… Read More Global health class of 2019: what are their plans?
Reading time: 7 mins. Now that the dust has settled since graduation and the class of 2019 is on to bigger and better things, I thought I’d write a few more blogs that share what we’ve learned throughout our time here, as well as some more tips on how to navigate aspects of your time… Read More When you don’t get on with your thesis supervisor…
Reading time: 5 mins. It’s the end of our second and final semester. What a whirlwind that was! In this final review I’ll be reflecting on the thesis process and hopefully giving some insight into what to expect for those starting the MSc in September and those who are contemplating applying. Finding a supervisor This… Read More Global health 2019 semester two review – part 2 of 2
Reading time: 6 mins. As we’re nearing graduation, I thought why not leave the bubble of the Karolinska Institutet (KI) and see how I fare in another environment and compare and contrast what we’d learned here elsewhere*. Last month, I had the pleasure of attending a Global Maternal Health lecture at The London School of… Read More How does KI compare to another university?
Hello everyone! So, here comes my more #professional insight into what a KI student (or any other motivated young individual with an ongoing/recently completed higher education) can do in order to increase your chances of being successful on the job market in the future. Yes, you probably guessed it right. I will be talking about… Read More My internship at Public Health organization and how can you find yours!
Reading time: 3 mins. April 9th saw me sitting in the main lecture theatre in Biomedicum waiting for the Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. To say I was a little bit excited would be an understatement. I was positively unsettled in my seat at the prospect of seeing one… Read More When Dr. Tedros, WHO’s Director-General came to KI
Reading time: 12 mins. It’s that time of the year again, when thousands of students are waiting for the e-mail that lets them know if their application to KI is successful. We were told that 900 people applied to the Global Health MSc for 2018/19. When our class was told this, we looked at each… Read More Frequently asked questions
Reading time: 5 mins. So, another semester is under way and it’s time to look back on the final modules we had. We’re almost half way through the second and final semester. So, that’s two modules down and the thesis is under way. These modules are the shortest and you can feel it. It’s a… Read More Global health 2019 semester two review – part 1 of 2
Usually, one should try to be very still when trying to balance oneself or something. Too much movement, things start to fall apart. However, this is not always the case. In certain situations, movement provides better opportunity to achieve balance. Think of when someone rides a bicycle, it is easier to balance the bike when… Read More Women in Global Health Sweden Chapter – creating balance through movement
Reading time: 1 min. Shadowing is a great way of getting a brief first-hand experience of the KI campus and classroom. It’s not something that many of us have had the privilege of doing at a national university, let alone an international one. Most people can’t afford to travel to Stockholm for a day or… Read More Shadowing a student at KI